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Eileen Bailey

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Talking to Your Teen About Healthy and Unhealthy Relationships

The teen years are when your child explores their own romantic relationships. According to Healthfinder.gov, at least one in every ten teens have been either physically abused or forced into some type of sexual action – anywhere from forced kissing or touching to rape. As a parent, you can help protect your teen by teaching him or her about... Read moreChevron
posted 09/01/2014, comments (0)|
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Managing Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is a lifelong, viral infection. During an outbreak of herpes, you might notice small red bumps in your genital area. These bumps, or blisters, can fill with fluid. When the blisters open, they become sores, or ulcers on the skin. Outbreaks can be itchy and painful. There is no cure for the herpes virus, however, outbreaks do... Read moreChevron
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Talking to Your College-Age Child About Sex

You have probably spent months getting ready to send your teen off to college. You bought sheets and towels. You packed up toiletries. You have reserved a refrigerator. Your son or daughter may have already talked to their new roommate. You have talked about alcohol, parties, studying and staying safe. You have let your son or daughter know your... Read moreChevron
posted 08/13/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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When Your Daughter Wants to Date

It is the time that parents have been looking forward to and dreading all at the same time: your daughter wants to date. You aren’t sure she is ready and you want to hold on to your little girl as long as possible. You also know this is inevitable and are excited that your little girl is growing up into such a beautiful young lady. You want... Read moreChevron
posted 08/05/2014, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Are Pap Smears a Thing of the Past?

Pap smears are routine screening tests for cervical cancer. This screening was first introduced in 1928 but not widely used until years later. Today it is recommended for most women between the ages of 21 and 65 years old. Most women get a pap test during their annual gynecological exam. More recently, an HPV test, which looks for the presence of... Read moreChevron
posted 07/30/2014, comments (0)|

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